News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 4 Nov 2013
Panasonic has announced that they will be exiting the plasma TV market with almost immediate effect. Production of all new units is stated to stop by December 2013.
Friday, 1 Nov 2013
Intel has begun shipping its LTE-capable XMM 7160 chip to manufacturers. Demonstrated in June this year at Computex 2013, the XMM 7160 slim modem platform supports 15 global LTE bands, as well as 2G, 3G and voice-over-LTE services.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has announced that airlines can now allow passengers to use their portable electronic devices from gate to gate.
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
It has been confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will run at just 720p resolution on the Xbox One, whereas the PlayStation 4 gamers will get to enjoy the game in all of its 1080p glory.
Facebook is currently testing a new update to its Messenger app for Android, that's designed to distance itself from Facebook's main application. Improvements to the app have also been made to let it send and receive messages faster.
The man, who was the main driving force behind IBM's first personal computer, has passed away. Mr. William C. Lowe died of a heart attack on 19 October in the United States. He was 72.
According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013
Intel partner Altera just announced at ARM Developer's conference today that the company will manufacture ARM's 64-bit processors starting next year.
Seagate has just announced two protection plans, which are named 'Rescue' and 'Rescue and Replace'. The 'Rescue and Replace' plan offers device replacement and data recovery for the damaged device. This plan starts at US$ 39.99. The 'Rescue' plan is a data recovery service that starts at US$29.99.
Earlier this month, Adobe announced that its network had been hacked, and that the attackers had accessed customer IDs, encrypted passwords and possibly encrypted credit and debit card numbers of 2.9 million of its customers. The company now says that it could have impacted up to 38 million users instead.